1980 Clemson Tigers football team

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1980 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1980 record 6–5 (2–4 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Nelson Stokley (2nd season)
Captain Lee Nanney, Willie Underwood
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 North Carolina $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 2 4 0     6 5 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 2 4 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. Clemson won its 100th ACC game November 1 against Wake Forest.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13* Rice Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina W 19–3
60,361
September 20* at #10 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Rivalry) L 16–20
61,200
September 27* Western Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 17–10
58,490
October 4* Virginia Tech Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 13–10
64,558
October 11 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia W 27–24
32,443
October 18 Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina L 17–34
59,873
October 25 at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina (Textile Bowl) L 20–24
44,400
November 1 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 35–33
28,200
November 8 #14 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • [Clemson, South Carolina L 19–24
62,288
November 15 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 7–34
32,650
November 22* #19 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 27–6
64,200
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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